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Private Drum Lessons with Tai-Jung (Fofo) Tsai
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Tai-Jung (Fofo) Tsai is a current doctoral student at the University of Kansas pursuing a degree in percussion performance under the instruction of Mike Compitello. As a soloist, Post-Crescent news in Appleton described “Tai-Jung Tsai's technique was sheer perfection”. She currently serves as the principal percussionist of The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, described by the New York Times as “one of America’s most esteemed concert bands.”
Ms. Tsai is a founding member of a new music percussion quartet, Ad Astra Percussion. Ad Astra Percussion performs the work of living composers throughout the Kansas City and Lawrence area. In 2012, they co-commissioned and premiered a percussion Quartet piece, Locomotion (2012) by American composer Dave Hollinden. Ad Astra Percussion is sponsored by TreeHouse Drums.
Ms. Tsai received her Master of Music with honor from New York University and her Bachelor of Music in Chinese Music from Tainai National University of Arts in Taiwan.